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10 Tips For Building Working Partnerships

By John Torre | July 12, 2018

Having working partnerships with other industry professionals, like web designers or print shops, can help you leverage your income and deliver more value to clients. Learn how to form working partnerships that are good for everyone.

Cultivate Swift and Sustainable Business Growth

By Suzanna Fitzgerald | June 28, 2018

When it comes to building your writing business, one of your first challenges is landing clients. And then once you do, delivering for your clients while still finding time to market yourself becomes your next challenge. Follow these steps to stay on track…

Reality Blog: How Wave Can Save You Time, Money, and Hassle

By Tracy Clement Wilson | June 22, 2018

Being a freelance writer involves a lot more than writing. It also involves some administration, including generating, sending, and receiving invoices. Wave for billing is an online free service that might be just what you need to make this task a snap.

6 Steps to Better Client Retention

By John Torre | June 21, 2018

Despite a competitive landscape, with your writing skill and experience, if you position yourself right, you’ll be able to land the high-value clients who understand the worth of what you’re offering.

Create Your Ideal Support Network for a Thriving Writing Career

By Candice Lazar | June 20, 2018

As a freelance writer, having a good support network can only help you succeed. Build your writing support network with friends, family, and colleagues… and then lean on them when you need to and invite them to lean on you too.

Reality Blog: Change Happens — Try to Keep Up

By Tracy Clement Wilson | June 16, 2018

Change is a constant. That’s especially true for web writers. Things in online marketing change rapidly. It’s important to keep up, to control what you can, and to adapt to what is out of your hands.

GDPR for Freelancers

By Susanna Perkins | June 16, 2018

You’ve probably noticed the updated Privacy Policies flooding your inbox. All that activity is thanks to a new European law. Find out what these new regulations have to do with your business… even if you’re not located in the EU.

7 Tips for Being a Good Conversationalist

By John Torre | June 14, 2018

Having self-confidence in your conversational skills will help you when negotiating with a client, when you are making a presentation, when you are meeting someone for the first time… and more.